Kathleen Stewart, 96

Kathleen Stewart, 96, of Wabash, passed away at 12:12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. 

She was born on June 26, 1923, in Wabash, to the late Clarence and Dorthea (Ferris) Stephan.

Kathleen married Joseph W. Stewart on Sept. 21, 1941.  She held many jobs throughout her life besides being a loving mother.  She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Wabash. 

Kathleen is survived by two sons, James (Catherine) Stewart, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Alan (Kathleen) Stewart, of Nokomis, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Joyce Stewart, of Franklin, N.C.; three grandchildren, Matthew Stewart, Jacqueline Stewart and Jacquelyn Stewart; two great-grandchildren, Isabella Stewart and Olivia Rose.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; one son, Michael Stewart, granddaughter, Kathleen Stewart and two sisters, Lois Shank and Phyllis Conyer.

Calling hours will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to Heart to Heart Hospice, 7221 Engle Rd., Suite 100, Fort Wayne, IN 46804.

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Posted on 2020 May 15